Warehouse Operative - with additional cover driving

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£17976 - £18220 per annum
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
00060275
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is the industry leader of imported exclusive tyre brands, including Davanti, Evergreen and Landsail. Established in 1980, the company has grown rapidly over recent years, with over 270 staff and turnover in excess of £70 million.

The Warehouse Operative/Driver position would require you to work primarily in the warehouse, picking a large volume of tyres/accessories from a large warehouse on a daily basis. You would have to organise tyre orders and deliver them to the relevant loading bay for Supervisors to load the vans. As the role is combined you would additionally be required to act as cover driver for any extra van runs or holidays taken by other drivers. You must have the ability to be organised and understand there is a requirement for you to be able to work at a fast pace. The role is very physically demanding so would require a degree of dedication from prospective employees.

Responsibilities would include:
- Picking a minimum of 400 tyres a day.
- You would need to be accurate and pay attention to details as tyres very often look very similar but deliver very different performances.
- Working from an iPad, picking products based on particular order numbers.
- Use of counterbalance lifts if licenced to do so.
- Organising products for delivery in to the loading bays.
- Delivering tyres around the Yorkshire region when a cover driver is required.
- Planning delivery routes and completing runs in a timely manner.
- Completing up to 50 drops on a van run.
- Providing excellent customer service.
- Reporting to the Warehouse Manager.
- Complying with health and safety rules.
- Complying with company policies.
- Working 48 hours a week over 5 ½ days. Work days would include Monday - Friday and Saturday Morning. You may be required to work beyond the normal business hours, in which case you would be paid for overtime.
- Keeping the warehouse tidy and ensuring all products/apparatus are left in a safe position at all times.

Requirements and conditions
- Employee must be reliable, have a good attendance and punctuality record and have the ability to be a team player.
- Candidate must hold a driver's licence. Clean full U.K driver's licence is preferred (but we would consider candidates with endorsements depending on the number incurred and the nature of the offences committed.) No DR or IN endorsements will be permitted due to insurance requirements.
- Proof of right to work in the U.K

Other Information
- FLT training would be provided by the company if a licence is not already held by the successful candidate.
- Full training for the role will be provided.

Benefits
- Staff discount
- Free hot beverages
- Free on-site parking
- Manriser training